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all the way across this great land of ours coast to coast all the way from oakland, california, to washington, d.c. brought to you today by the international association of iron workers goodmen and women of the iron workers under president walter wise. the sky is the limit for them. you bet. you can find out more about their important work and their great work at iron workers.org. oakland to washington, d.c. >> that's the territory covered by our good friend congress woman barbara lee joining us on our news line this morning. hey, congress woman. always good to talk with you. >> hi, bill. good to talk to you >> bill: i want to ask you about the latest on the fiscal cliff, but first a lot of focus, of course, everywhere in this lan on what we are going to do after this horrific massacre at sandy hook elementary school up in newtown, connecticut, on friday. that brought the nation's attention, but, you know, every day in the streets of oakland and other cities of this country, you know that better than anyone congresswoman. do you think this is
and oakland. does your organization push for programs like those that -- where you don't have to worry about getting republican votes? >> we don't take a position on that kind of local policy. but new york city has gun buybacks, and we found them to be one good tool. but in new york city we are the safest big city in the country, and have relatively few murders per capita, and one reason is we have some of the strongest gun laws in the country. but 85% of the guns found in new york city came from somewhere else. one state's weak gun laws affect everybody else's crime rate. >> jennifer: yep. today president obama made this announcement today. >> i have asked the vice president to lead an effort that including members of my cabinet and outside organizations to come up with a set of concrete proportionals no later than january, proposals that i then intend to push without delay. >> jennifer: so he is probably going to put some stuff in his state of the union. what do you expect to come out of the task force? >> the president said a lot of good things, and it's fantast
. oakland, california. exactly right. look at the gun violence took place in oakland against the cops and so forth. the anti-second amendment crowd never gins up, do they? >> stephanie: racial something there? >> or nothing. yeah. >> stephanie: okay. left is often talked about -- left has often talked about banning gun violence everywhere. >> but the blacks! >> stephanie: okay. >> let me say it again. blacks! >> stephanie: okay. all right. racial animosity there. all right. sean hannity on the fiscal cliff. >> the problem that i and other true conservatives have with boehner's plan b is it punishes the very people responsible for creating jobs in the country. >> oh, shut up. >> speaker is following directly into the president's class warfare trap. instead of fighting for the principles that handed his party to the majority. he was sent to washington like all republicans to reduce the size of government and cut taxes. not the opposite. as a result, i think it is time we go back to the drawing board
high. >> bill: sean out in oakland, california. susan rice, what do you think? >> bill, i am so pissed and disappointed in this president. i can't believe that he caved once again. he was so weak and i'm sorry i voted for this man because he has no spine whatsoever. lindsey graham or john mccain? really? i'm sorry i voted for this man. >> bill: don't be sorry you voted for him. i think this is a fight he could have won. i think it's a wishfight he should have fought >> caller: he is weak and it's like the first time when he caved on the single pair. >> bill: we have seen him cave before. i love him. but i am not going to hesitate to say when he is wrong. i think he is wrong. i saw him. i was at that news conference right after the election when somebody asked him about susan rice and he was on fire. he came out and he said, don't mess with her. if you have a problem, mess with me. i think they thought it would cost too much political capitol. a lot of people said look, president obama should not waste too much political capitol on susan rice.
. jump out to oakland california. hi, cj. good morning. >> good morning. can you hear me? >> bill: loud and clear. caller: just like you, you say, hold firm. we have your back. citizens have your back and keep pushing it out there to the public, but, also, have you heard that clip from ronald reagan on what social security and medicare have nothing to do with the deficit? have you heard that clip? >> bill: no. i know that's the truth but i haven't heard that clip from ronald reagan. try to find it, dan. yeah. he said it in his day. it was true then. it is true today. >> that's right. he says even if you pull that money, if you took money from them, it wouldn't go to reduce the deficit. so if you can get that clip, i think he was running against bob dole or somebody. i forget who it was. >> in the primary is. >> yeah. we will try to find it. i am interested in that. >> that's the thing with the republicans today even though social security has may nottedy of money if we would stop stealing from it. it's not going to expire anyhow. i mean run out of
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